Student Scholarships

Academic Year 2018-2019 Journalism Scholarships Available to Students

 

In order to be awarded a departmental scholarship, students must do the following:

  1. Must have applied for Scholar Dollar$.
  2. Must be enrolled full-time during the current school year.
  3. Must be a declared Journalism and Media Studies major.
  4. Must fill out a departmental scholarship application and submit additional requirements to Milton Hall room #186.

 

Additionally, students must meet the criteria listed for each individual scholarship below.

 

Ann and Jim Ballard Endowed Scholarship

Must have at least 62 credits completed (junior or senior classification).

Area of emphasis must be in photojournalism.

Recent Recipients

Cassidy Kuester

 

Batkin Broadcasting Current Use Scholarship

Must be enrolled full-time (15+ credits).

Preference given to students interested in creating new radio programming.

Recent Recipients

Nolan Fox

 

James T. Cloyd Memorial Scholarship 

Must have at least 62 credits completed (junior or senior classification).

Area of emphasis must be in print journalism / editorial or visual communication.

Preference given to students with financial need.

Recent Recipients

Maggie Adams

 

Cress Excellence in Journalism Current Use Scholarship

Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75.

Must demonstrate journalism aptitude via work experience.

Preference will be given to students whose legal state of residence is New Mexico.

Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need as determined by FAFSA results.

Recent Recipients

Marlenn Barraza

Melissa Barraza

Ione Blanco

Joshua Castillo

Kylie Coffman

Cristal Corrales

Alexandra Eischen

Nolan Fox

Lesley Gonzalez

Katie Kilbane

Cynthia Mendoza

Claudia Ruiz

Melissa Rutter

Ximena Tapia

Melissa Torres Flores

Jasmine Trejo

Carlos Trujillo

Michael Vigil

 

Sam Donaldson Endowed Scholarship

Must have at least 62 credits completed (junior or senior classification).

Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.

Preference given to students participating in News22 program.

Recent Recipients

Sante Guajardo

Jeffrey Hernandez

Arcelia Mendoza

Evelyn Sandoval

 

Charles L. Eberhardt Memorial Scholarship

Must have less than 70 credits completed.

Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Based solely on academic or professional merit.

Recent Recipients

Vibianno Gonzalez

 

Barbara Funkhouse Endowed Scholarship

Recent Recipients

Alejandra Ruiz

Iliana Viscarra

 

Keith Green Memorial Community Journalism Current Use Scholarship

Must earn a paid summer newspaper reporting internship with a New Mexico community newspaper.

Must live in the New Mexico town where the community newspaper is located during the summer week paid internship period.

Must be in good academic standing.

Must be a U.S. citizen.

Funds must be used for summer housing assistance.

Recent Recipients

TBD

 

Tamara E. Koch Scholarship

Preference given to non-native English speaker from a European country

or

If English is native language, then cumulative GPA must be 4.0.

Recent Recipients

Laiza Zaldívar

 

Manatt Journalism Endowed Scholarship

Students who demonstrate the potential for leadership and career success.

Preference given to students from Chaves, Lea, Eddy Lincoln and Otero counties.

Recent Recipients

Naudia Lopez

 

McCleneghan Endowed Scholarship

Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5.

Must be a classified as a junior (62-93 credits).

Must have passed the following journalism courses:

Jour 105G

Jour 110

Jour 210

Jour 489

Recent Recipients

Baylee Banks

Ione Blanco

 

New Mexico Press Association Scholarship

Student must have worked for a New Mexico newspaper during the summer prior to receiving the scholarship.

Recent Recipients

TBD

 

News22 Student Scholarship 

Recent Recipients

Marlenn Barraza

Cristal Corrales

Evelyn Sandoval

 

Barbara K. Page Journalism Scholarship

Preference given to:

Students on staff at student newspaper/publication.

Area of emphasis must be in print journalism/editorial/newswriting.

Commitment and passion evident through newsroom experience.

Recent Recipients

Vladimir Avina

Derek Gonzales

 

Steven R. Pasternack Endowed Scholarship

Must be a resident of New Mexico or New York.

Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Preference given to a student whose interest lies in improving the lives of people living in Africa, Eastern Europe or Southeast Asia.

Recent Recipients

Elizabeth Choo

Emerson Morrow

 

Daniel R. Perry Endowed Scholarship for Journalism & Mass Communications

Must be a enrolled full time (15+ credits).

Must have completed at least 30 credit hours.

Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.

Preference given to those whose area of emphasis is in print journalism / news editorial.

Recent Recipients

Nolan Fox

Sienna Mata

Jianna Vasquez

Rosa Watson

 

Guy Phillips Media Endowed Scholarship

Recent Recipients

Jeffrey Hernandez

Ximena Tapia

Michael Vigil

 

Sophomore Scholarship

Must be classified as a sophomore ( 28-61 credits ).

Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Recent Recipients

Melissa Vigil

Whitney Guaderrama

Kristen Sullivan

Ariana Larkin

Robin Howzell